child support

Definition of "child support"
  1. Monetary contribution one parent pays to the other, as ordered by law, to cover the expenses of their children following a divorce or separation
How to use "child support" in a sentence
  1. The court ordered him to pay monthly child support to cover his son's educational expenses.
  2. After their divorce, she received child support from her ex-spouse for their two children.
  3. He struggled with the late payments of child support after losing his job.

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